Found January 06, 2013 on
I came to watch C.J. McCollum. I didn't get to see him, but I did get to watch a very entertaining game. McCollum suffered a foot injury in the first half of the Mountain Hawks' close loss at VCU and sat out the second half. Somehow, Lehigh was able to compete even without the nation's leading scorer. Even when McCollum was playing in the first half, he missed all five of his field goal attempts and finished with four points. It's not hard to see what NBA scouts like about the 6-3 shooting guard. He has enough of a handle and some passing skills to be a passable (pun intended) combo guard at the next level.
With all of the Saturday games, you may be wondering why I'd pick a game that didn't feature Tier 1 teams, especially with conference play just starting. Well, the Ohio State at Illinois game was not on TV here in Louisiana, and I had written about the Buckeyes and the Illini a few weeks ago. I also thought about looking at Providence and DePaul because b...
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Lehigh guard C.J. McCollum will be sidelined eight to 10 weeks because of a broken left foot.
The Mountain Hawks announced the injury Sunday. McCollum, the nation's leading scorer and an Associated Press preseason All-American, was injured Saturday in the first half of a loss at VCU. McCollum was on crutches by game's end, his left foot wrapped. He scored just four points...
(Courtesy: Keith Gary)
Much like he was following Lehigh’s 75-70 upset win over Duke in the NCAA tournament last March, standout guard C.J. McCollum found himself trending on Twitter Saturday night during and after the Mountain Hawks 59-55 loss at VCU.
Only this time, it was for all of the wrong reasons.
McCollum left the game against the Rams with just over five minutes remaining...
Treveon Graham scored 17 points and Virginia Commonwealth made key defensive stops late and beat Lehigh 59-55 Saturday night.
The Mountain Hawks lost C.J. McCollum, the nation's leading scorer, in the first half with a foot injury. McCollum was on crutches by game's end, his left foot wrapped. He scored just four points, all on free throws, 21.7 below his average.
It’s a quiet night in college hoops with the Football National Championship game tonight (Go Irish!!!), so this will be quick Daily.
Thoughts From The Weekend
- I want to start off and wish C.J. McCollum a speedy and safe recovery from his broken foot, and injury which occurred during Lehigh’s Saturday game against Virginia Commonwealth...